Lichtenstein: Will Horror Of Paul George Injury Scare NBA From World Stage? This one freak play on Friday could very well kill international basketball as we know it. I hope I'm wrong.
Lichtenstein: Plumlee Showing Nets, Team USA That He's Ready To Make Leap Even if Plumlee gets cut, as expected, prior to the World Cup, this experience -- playing with and against many of the league’s top players every day -- can only enhance his value to the Nets.
LeBron Leads USA Basketball Team Roster; Melo, D-Will, Chandler SelectedWith LeBron James sticking around and some of the NBA's best players joining him, the U.S. basketball team could be better than ever.
Sleeping Giant Awakened: Kobe Powers Team USA Into Olympics SemifinalsKobe Bryant silenced his critics and broke open a tight game with six 3-pointers in the second half Wednesday night as the Americans advanced to the semifinals of the London Games with a 119-86 victory.
Durant Ignites U.S. To Rout Of Argentina, Quarterfinal Matchup With AustraliaKevin Durant shot the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team out of trouble, and right into the top seed in their group.
UConn Coach Geno Auriemma Sued Over Alleged Sexual AdvancesHardwick says she learned of a conference call involving NBA officials in which Auriemma demanded that she be taken off the security assignment for the London Games after she spurned his advance.
USA Basketball Chairman Colangelo Says Lin Could Be Select Team CandidateUSA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo mentioned the Knicks guard as a candidate for the select team of young players who will work against the Americans during their training camp in Las Vegas.
Red Storm Adds Pelle To 2011-12 Recruiting Class The news just keeps getting better for first-year St. John's coach Steve Lavin.
US Captures World ChampionshipThe United States won its first world championship since 1994 on Sunday, beating Turkey 81-64 behind another sensational performance from tournament MVP Kevin Durant.
US Beats Angola, Reaches QuartersKevin Durant, Chauncey Billups and the rest of the Americans finally had that appearance Monday, powering into the quarterfinals with a 121-66 victory over Angola.
USA Starts 2-0 At World ChampionshipPlaying a rare early game, the U.S. players stalled after a quick start. But Durant came through with a basket whenever they needed it, and Love always seemed to be around the ball - even when a Slovenian player tried holding his arm so he couldn't get it.